2019 Program

Film Submission

Terms and Conditions

The Lebanese Film Festival is an annual Festival in Australia, established to showcase Lebanese film to Australian audiences. This edition will be the eighth annual event. We thank you for your submission.

All entrants should read and accept the below terms and conditions of entry, and make their submission via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Key dates:

  • Friday, 24 May 2019: Film submissions close
  • Friday, 7 June 2019: Entrants notified of submission outcome.
  • Friday, 21 June 2019: Complete film line up officially released
  • Friday, 12 July, 2019: Complete film program officially released
  • Friday, 16 August 2019: Opening of the Lebanese Film Festival in Sydney, Australia

Submission material:

Upon submission, the following information must be provided:

  • A completed application form (submitted by post, email or online)
  • A secure online link available for viewing by the Lebanese Film Festival Association and judges, and potentially media for the purposes of promotion of the film only or a DVD/BluRay (PAL) copy
  • Press kit / material

Upon acceptance of the film, the following additional information is required:

  • A DCP and KDM files for the film (all feature films) or a BluRay, DVD (PAL) or MP4 copy (for short and documentary films)
  • KDM files must allow time for testing of films (1 August to 16 August) and screening of the films (16 August to 9 September, and potentially longer for screenings outside of Sydney)
  • Press kit / material
  • Images and a video trailer

Terms and Conditions

In submitting your film for screening at the Lebanese Film Festival in 2019, you are to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions of submission:

  • 1. Up to 60 seconds of the film may be used for promotional and marketing purposes of the film and the Festival.
  • 2. The Lebanese Film Festival is not responsible for any costs associated with submission of the film.
  • 3. The Lebanese Film Festival Association cannot return any material submitted with the exception of DCP film copies.
  • 4. The Lebanese Film Festival Association may pass your personal contact details to media contacts for interviews.
  • 5. Submission of your film does not guarantee acceptance. Formal acceptance notification will be provided by 7 June, 2018.
  • 6. Any person wishing to vary any of the terms and conditions of submission must first notify the Director of the Lebanese Film Festival by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • 7. A film will not be accepted until ALL of the required material is submitted.

Shipping

  • 8. The Lebanese Film Festival is not responsible for shipping costs associated with film submission.
  • 9. Internal shipments must be accompanied by a commercial invoice.
  • 10. The Lebanese Film Festival will not handle any sender’s customs clearances.
  • 11. Submission material is to be sent to:
    Post:
    The Director
    Lebanese Film Festival Association Incorporated
    PO Box 901
    Bankstown NSW 1885
    Australia
    Courier:
    The Director
    Lebanese Film Festival Association Incorporated
    Unit A105/2 Rowe Drive
    Potts Hill NSW 2143
    Australia
    Email:
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Film Information

The film must be eligible under at least ONE of the following criteria

Please advise the category of the film

All films must include English subtitles where English is not used

Primary Contact Details

Material to be submitted

Unless otherwise noted, all of the following must be submitted as part of your submission

Additional Film Information

Please advise if the film will premiere at the Lebanese Film Festival 2017, or if it has already been shown in Australia

Optional: Do you wish for the Lebanese Film Festival in Australia to distribute your films (to other Festivals and other avenues) in Australia?
(note: if yes, you agree to donate 50% of distribution proceeds to the Lebanese Film Festival Association)

Certificate of Entrant

I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree that to the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this document/online form are true; I am duly authorised to submit this film to the Lebanese Film Festival (LFF); I hold LFF harmless from damage to or loss of the film en route due to improper containers or otherwise; the film is not subject to nor is threatened by any litigation; I acknowledge that ALL submission materials become the property of LFF; and that I accept all of the submission regulations and terms and conditions stated within and on the submission form. LFF reserves the right to broadcast films, partial or in entirety, in association with its marketing efforts. Please let us know if you do not wish your film to participate.